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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- Be able to recall English meanings for an introductory body of Latin vocabulary
- Understand and be able to apply the basic elements of Latin grammar, in particular the use of inflection (changes in the form of words) to establish grammatical functions and so create meaning
- Be able to read passages of Latin (adapted and original) and to translate these into clear English
- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the Roman cultural systems embedded in Latin, and of the influence these have had on the development of modern languages and cultures
- Practice Reflective Questions
- Interactive Language Activities
- Reflective Questions 1-12
- Vocab/Paradigm Quiz 1-12
- Grammar Exercises 1-12
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
· This subject is intended for students who have no previous knowledge of Latin.
· The subject is designed to provide a rapid survey of the language sufficient to enable students to read selected passages of adapted and original Latin.
· This subject is taught in blended mode, involving seminar-format learning and a variety of online activities, including videos, short quizzes, and online games.
· The language is taught in the context of its historical and cultural background, and includes study of the influence of Latin on the development of English and other modern languages.
- Reflective questions (10%)
- Vocabulary and paradigm quizzes (15%)
- Grammar and translation exercises (35%)
- Final invigilated exam (40%)
Current study term: 20 Feb 22 to 29 May 22
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